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and found one woman who believes that owning a gun saved her life. >> reporter: everywhere erin goes now she says her gun is on her after that terrifying night three weeks ago. i looked up and he was like this pointing a gun straight at me and i'm just looking at the end of the gun. >> reporter: three men, one of them armed, broke into erin's house an hour outside of houston. she was alone with her 6-year-old son. out numbered and scared, the young mother had one thought. my gun, my gun, my gun. that was it. that was the one thing that was going to save me. >> reporter: erin tricked the intruders into her bedroom where she managed to grab her gun. >> reporter: i jushe shot one ie stomach and another wrestled her gun away kneeing her in the eye but all three fled. erin believes having a gun saved her life. erin did eventually call 911 but she wasn't able to until after the intruders had left. a lot of women who believe they need guns for self-defense are concerned that help won't get there in time. line up your sights. patsy quigley has been training women and writing books about self-defense
they assume they will breast-feed. erin meyers was t same way. her friends were nursing without a problem. she e had major problems. >> them not sleeping and i'm frustrated and she's frustrated and my husband is frustrated. they are just going great and it's wonderful and do you need milk because i have plenty. >> reporter: her girlfriends told her to try fenugreek. . new mothers often turn to other mothers instead of a doctor for nursing advice. they suggest home remedies like tea leaves to ease pain. milk thistle and oatmeal to increase milk production. >> cabbage leaves to try you up so stay away. >> reporter: it's not something they teach in medical school. >> so i was curious as to where they were getting this information and whether this was officially known or more on the down low. >> reporter: the doctor surveyed 100 lactation consultants. more than half recommended one of these folk remedies. although none has done on the safety taking herbal supplements, most say they are probably just fine. >> those things wouldn't be expected to have any adverse effect probably aren't that helpful,
is a new mom. >> brand new mom, a student of mine. >> this is erin. nice to have you with us. your baby is 3 months old? >> right. >> we saw her in the green room. she's so beautiful. she didn't come in because we were afraid if she woke up she might cry. what's good about yoga after birth? >> yoga is about the core and stress relief. as all new moms know those are the things we want the most, stress release and core. >> getting rid of the belly. >> you're doing well. >> she's doing great. >> what are some of the things you should do. >> i will have her stand in the center of the mat. with nursing, holding the baby, take your arms up, just open the shoulders. she's standing hands to feet. lifting up like this can help you open up and feel good and open up the shoulders. >> drawing in her tummy? >> that's a great question. as a matter of fact you do it better if you pull in your tummy and lift up. it's the core that helps you open your chest. >> how long do you hold the pose? >> as long as it feels good as a new mom. you can take your hands down. she'll turn this way to show the one that
. erin, tell us how this started? >> sadie was dig nice with cancer at 3 years old. it's a childhood cancer. and our friends came to and they wanted to do something to help. so they made meals for us, they made sure that our daughter anna was taken care of when we were at the hospital and with the doctors. and they found out that she needed designated blood for her big surgery. so they went out and got the blood. it was easy. people were willing to help. on valentine's day of 2010, the big year of the snow, they decided they wanted to do a community blood drive. >> now, were you surprised that so many people were willing to help? you're sadie's father. this was a very difficult time for you as a family, i know. did you think it would be this successful? >> well, brar bra, it was a very difficult time, but the committee that's organized friends of ours, the friends of sadie committee, just knowingfo them, we were not surprised that they were willing to do so much work on behalf of sadie and other people who need blood. >> sadie, why don't you come over here and talk to me. what is you
:26 on this tuesday, february 12th. i'm erin gilchrist. learning new information on the breaks news out of college park. mufrd murder of three students. megan mcgrath live now with more. >> reporter: well, aaron, the shots were fired here in the front yard of this home on 36th avenue and the shooter committed suicide in the backyard. you can see here the neighbor's vehicle here. this suv. the rear window shut out. this bizarre murder/suicide began to unfold at about 1:00 this morning. this house is, there are three university of maryland students who live here. around 1:00 in the morning, police say that one of those students started a fire in the basement. he was confronted by his two roommates. as they were fleeing the house, that third roommate opened fire. one of the students was killed. the shooter then went to the rear of the house and committed suicide. all of this still under investigation. we'll have the latest coming up later on our shows. reporting live in college park, megan mcgrath. back to you. >>> a l >>> good morning. sunshine today, a bit of a blustery winds. highs low 50s. tomorr
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